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Meet Rob Martin, Trade Manager for cmotrade

Hello, I’m Rob Martin, your trade account manager! I’ve spent all my career working in construction and am lucky to have supplied materials for projects all over the UK and beyond. I love seeing an interesting build come to completion. Even better, is where I’ve helped a contractor to overcome a difficult situation. For example, […]

UK’s largest building trade website launched by fast-growing disruptor

Fast-growing British builders’ merchant, cmostores.com, has unveiled a new online portal www.cmotrade.co.uk that it believes offers the widest online range of building materials to construction firms in the UK, with delivery direct to building sites across the country. In 2018, £38.6m revenue cmostores.com, previously known as Construction Materials Online (CMO), launched doorsuperstore.co.uk alongside its existing […]

‘Disruptive’ online builders’ merchant expands with new tile and floor e-superstore

Rapidly expanding e-commerce builders’ merchant, cmostores.com, has added a sixth portal to its family of online building material retail platforms, further extending the comprehensive range of building products it offers to both professional contractors and DIY enthusiasts throughout the UK. The new e-superstore, Tile and Floor Superstore, offers more than 5,000 flooring products including marble […]

New rules for home extensions

Homeowners and building contractors will benefit from a change to planning application rules for home extensions. The new rules mean that single-storey rear extensions of up to eight metres won’t need planning permission. The temporary rules bought into action in 2014 have now been made permanent. Those in terraced houses will now be able to […]

Management training success

cmostores.com is committed to staff development and training. As such, members of the team have recently achieved the next level of their management training. HR Manager Amy Hatswell said: “I would like to congratulate the following individuals for successfully completing the Management Development Training with MTD: Cathryne Jinman, Adam Cue, Chris Graham, Duncan Voice, Josh […]

BMF welcomes cmostores.com as members

The BMF welcomes their latest Distributor member – cmostores.com, who are passionate about the convenience of online retail with traditional customer service, product knowledge and advice. cmostores.com stock a range of 70,000 products under one roof, aiming to provide customers with industry-leading product choice, service and price in partnership with manufacturers. Andy Dunkley, CEO at […]

HQ green roof in full bloom

Green roofs have grown in popularity during the last decade. Major cities in Europe and beyond have taken an approach to ‘greening’ their skylines. The objective is to improve air quality and biodiversity. The result is a patchwork of sustainable living roofs across urban skylines. In a 2019 report about ‘urban greening’, Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy […]